Dr. Nishani Kuruppu
Dr. Nishani Kuruppu is a local of Frederick, Maryland, and earned her undergraduate degrees in Biology and Hearing & speech sciences at the University of Maryland, College Park. Go Terps! She obtained her medical degree from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Kuruppu completed her foot and ankle reconstructive surgical residency at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, New York, where she was a chief resident. She had extensive foot & ankle trauma exposure at Jacobi Medical Center, a Level 1 trauma center at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
During her residency, Dr. Kuruppu had extensive training in diabetic limb salvage, deformity correction, trauma, and reconstructive surgery. She has received specialized training in minimally invasive techniques and arthroscopy. Her special interests include sports medicine, wound care, and minimally invasive surgery. She is a member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and the American Podiatric Medical Association.
Dr. Kuruppu is excited to return to the DMV area and get involved in her local community. She enjoys cooking, biking, traveling, and trying new restaurants in her free time.